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See How New Act IMPACTs Post-Acute Care Reimbursement

Monday, October 5, 2015

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The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT) develops more standardized post-acute care (PAC) patient assessments, improves discharge planning in hospitals, and creates a better way to compare post-acute facility quality of care. Applauded by industry groups like the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and Leading Age, the bill’s intent is institution of […]

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Are You Ready for ICD-10 Changes for SNFs?

Friday, September 11, 2015

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ICD-10 affects all parts of healthcare, including skilled nursing facility (SNF), home health care, and hospice coding. This means that post acute care providers like therapists must know ICD-10, too. Make sure your billing and minimum data set (MDS) software supports ICD-10, as well as other software such as the ones your providers use to […]

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